The Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (EVP-COO) reports to the President and is the University's chief administrative, business, and operating officer. The EVP-COO is charged by the Board of Visitors and the President with overseeing the financial and administrative operations of the University and supporting infrastructure, services, and special initiatives that have a University-wide impact. The EVP-COO partners with the EVP-Provost, the EVP for Health Affairs, and other University leaders to foster strong relationships among academic, healthcare, and administrative areas.
Across units reporting to the EVP-COO, leaders share common goals of achieving organizational excellence through continuous improvement, supporting a strategic budget model that fosters entrepreneurial and collaborative actions, and implementing a long-term financial plan to provide strong and sustainable resources to finance academic and healthcare excellence and address University priorities. Sustaining a dedicated and talented workforce, providing best-in-class technology, creating a safe learning and working environment, and fostering a culture of personal responsibility are fundamental institutional priorities supported by Operations units. For more details about areas overseen by the EVP-COO, see the Organization and Resources pages linked above.